Thursday, September 18, 2008

Moongdal Tadka / Spicy Moong dal

Simple, quick dal prepared with moongdal, this dal goes well with hot rice served with papads n also as side dish for chappathis..they r also served commonly in bengali homes for lunch n also for dinner..

1cup Split moongdal
1tsp Green chillies (chopped)
1/4tsp Turmeric powder
1/2tsp Cumin seeds
2nos Bay leaves
1no Dry red chilly
1tsp Ghee
1/2tsp Sugar
1tsp Coriander leaves chopped

Dry roast the split moongdal until they turn slightly brown..pressure cook them with a cup of water upto 2 hiss...keep aside n let them cool..blend them a bit coarsely..add sugar n salt to the dal

Heat ghee in a pan, add the bay leaves, cumin seeds n red chillies, n fry them for a while, now add the green chillies n fry add the cooked moong dal to the pan, bring it boil..add the coriander leaves n put off the stove...

Tasty n simple tadka!!!

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